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Is LinkedIn lying about their new password salting?
Last Updated on Monday, 11 June 2012 04:17
Written by jj
Monday, June 11th, 2012

Wow, we’re a skeptical and paranoid bunch, aren’t we? I can’t blame the numerous security professionals that are making claims that LinkedIn is likely lying about their new password salting for added security. If you’re not a cryptography junkie, it may not make sense. I’ve been running things by several cryptography specialists and our security research friends as a sanity check too, but some of these claims are getting out of hand.

Is LinkedIn lying about implemented salts to secure user passwords? (more…)

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